Facebook Study Looks At Technology’s Role in Personal Health

Facebook IQ, Facebook’s research wing, which uses Facebook Insights along with work from researchers, with the goal of helping marketers better understand people and their habits, has the results of a new study out looking at health in the digital…

Zika Virus Threatens The U.S., Women Warned Not To Get Pregnant

The tropical Zika virus is expecteded to spread in the U.S. and the Americas – with the exception of Canada and Chile – according to a statement released by the World Health Organization (WHO). Researchers have found out that the…

Super Food Trends For 2016: Seaweed Is A Big Deal

Super food has become sort of a background buzzword for those looking to make 2016 the year that they will finally get their health in check. However, the super food trends for 2016 contain a few surprises. While salmon, kale…

Google Doubles Its Knowledge Graph Health Info, Lets You Download As PDF

Earlier this year, Google boosted the amount of health information it provides to users via the Knowledge Graph. When you ask about a common health condition, you can get instant medical facts related to it right form the results page.…

E-Cigarettes Are 95% Less Harmful Than Smoking, Says UK Report

According to a UK health agency, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are about 95% less harmful than smoking, according to its best estimate. “I want to see these products coming to the market as licensed medicines. This would provide assurance on the…

Jim Bob Duggar Celebrates 50th Birthday Amidst Family Scandals, ’19 Kids and Counting’ Cancellation

Jim Bob Duggar turned 50 this weekend, and the Duggar family celebrated as usual, despite being deluged with scandal, including the announcement of the cancellation of 19 Kids and Counting. On Saturday, Michelle Duggar, and several of the Duggar’s 19…

Crohn’s Disease Linked To Additives Common In The Food We Eat

A recent study has proven that additives found in food such as margarine, ice cream, and processed food products may be responsible for inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis as well as other illnesses tied with obesity and…

Yelp Aims To Eradicate Food Poisoning

Two years ago, Yelp started showing health scores on listings in San Francisco and New York City. In the meantime it has begun doing so in other areas as various municipalities have adopted the system. Last May, Yelp was actually…

Google Starts Returning Quick Medical Facts

Google is about to start displaying more medical information in its Knowledge Graph, enabling users to quickly search and retrieve important health info without necessarily having to click through to other sites. The company says it has been working with…

New MSN Apps Released For iOS, Android

Microsoft has launched some new MSN Apps for iOS, Android, and Amazon devices. These are platform expansions of apps currently available for Windows. There are six in all: Sports, Finance, News, Health & Fitness, Food & Drink, and Weather. They…